Temporary shuttle bus service for Creeslough

A new temporary shuttle bus to serve residents in the Creeslough area will commence on Tuesday. Following a meeting with representatives from the Creeslough area including Fr John Joe Duffy, licensed operators and TFI local link Donegal Sligo Leitrim, a temporary plan to operate a shuttle bus service between Falcarragh and Letterkenny, via Dunfanaghy and […]

Creeslough podcasters explore strong feelings in wake of tragedy

TWO Creeslough men, Aidan Hunter and Stephen Doak, co-presenters of the ‘Soul Brew Podcast’, released a very moving episode earlier this week where they reflected on the recent tragedy in Creeslough. They spoke with psychotherapist Dr Michelle Murphy about the collective loss and heavy cloud of grief being felt by their community. During the interview […]

Sleep out to help those impacted by Creeslough tragedy this Christmas

A SLEEP out is being held this December to help raise funds for those impacted by the Creeslough tragedy over the Christmas period. The fundraiser is being organised by Celtic Football Club Foundation and will be held in Naomh Muire Íochtar Na Rosann. The event is being held as part of the Foundation’s Christmas Appeal, […]

Distribution of Red Cross funds begin

A MEETING between the Irish Red Cross, Donegal County Council, the HSE, the Department of Social Welfare, and local community organisations is expected to take place in the coming days to decide how funds raised in the aftermath of the Creeslough tragedy will be distributed. Speaking to the Donegal News yesterday Liam O’Dwyer, Secretary General […]

Walk in Central Park in memory of victims of Creeslough

A WALK will take place in Central Park in New York on Sunday in memory of the victims of the tragic explosion in Creeslough which occurred this day last week. The walk is being organised by Creeslough native Aoife Cannon who is now living in New York. Anyone who would like to take part is […]

Funeral of father and daughter to take place tomorrow

The funerals of father and daughter, Robert Garwe and little Shauna Flanagan-Garwe will take place in Creeslough tomorrow. Robert, aged 50 and his five-year-old daughter Shauna were killed in the tragic explosion which claimed the lives of ten people last Friday. The family released the funeral details last night. Advertisement Deeply missed by a heartbroken […]

Tributes for pastoral care provided by parish priest

THERE has been an outpouring of support for Creeslough parish priest Fr John Joe Duffy, who has been a constant source of comfort to those facing their darkest days. Fr John Joe arrived on the scene shortly after the explosion at Applegreen service station on Friday and remained there, as people frantically gathered to wait […]

Creeslough remains in our prayers – Bonner

By Frank Craig Packie Bonner has paid tribute to the ten people who died following the explosion at an Applegreen service station in Creeslough last Friday afternoon. Speaking on Wednesday morning, the Republic of Ireland and Glasgow Celtic legend said he still can’t fully comprehend that such a devastating tragedy has visited Donegal’s doorstep. Advertisement […]

Creeslough Appeal funds exceed €1 million

EFFORTS to raise funds for the families of those who have lost loved ones or were injured in the devastating explosion in Creeslough are underway. As of yesterday almost €400,000 has been raised online after a GoFundMe page was set up by Ards native Gerard McFadden. In an update on the page, he said words could not […]